Young Man Beaten and Wounded in Clarion
At around 2am Saturday morning in Clarion County’s Clarion Township an anonymous 21 year old was attacked by a group of aggressors, beaten, struck with a bottle, and cut on his hands and legs with sharp objects. State Police are looking for witnesses or bystanders to the attack and urge you to call them at (814)226-1710.
Free Course of Cooking for Crowds
If you are a volunteer for a group that serves or sells food to the public as part of a fundraiser or community service PennState Extension wants to help you. Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteers Guide to Safe Food handling is a free one day course being held June 13th at the Albion Volunteer Fire Department from 6 to 9PM. Call (877)345-0691 to pre-register.
PA Congressman Resigns
Republican Congressman Charlie Dent is stepping down from his position in Washington DC at the end of the day tomorrow. Dent who represents the Lehigh Valley in the 15th Congressional District had announced last year he would not be seeking re-election. A special election for the last remaining months of his term will be held on November 6th during the General election.
Witnesses Sought in Series of Burglaries
State Police are investigating the burglary of the home of 65 year old Shirley Peterson of Cambridge Springs. Sometime between 5pm on Monday May 7th and 3pm on Tuesday multiple items were taken from a storage shed located on her property on Eddie Road. If you noticed something unusual in the area during that period call the Pennsylvania State Police in Corry. The Corry State Police are also investigating a Burglary that took place in Elgin in Erie County. Coins, electronics, and jewelry were all stolen from the home of 74 year old Carol Hunt on North Main Street in Elgin sometime between Saturday and Tuesday. You can reach the Corry State Police at (814)663-2043.
May is Lyme and Tick Born Disease Awareness Month
The CDC ranks Pennsylvania as the state with the highest risk for Lyme with more and 11,400 cases of the disease in 2016. The Pennsylvania State Senate passed a resolution recognizing May as Lyme and Tick Born Disease Awareness Month to educate the public on the risk of infection from tick bites. People in the State of Pennsylvania account for one third of all new Lyme Disease cases in the United States.